Report: 49ers won’t trade Kaepernick unless offer blows them away
The San Francisco 49ers do not plan on trading quarterback Colin Kaepernick unless they are given an offer that blows them away, reports Ian Rapoport of NFL.com.
Owner Jed York said recently that he has been in favor of keeping the 28-year-old, rather than trading him, but would leave the final decision up to coach Chip Kelly.
Kaepernick’s agents requested permission for the quarterback to seek a trade this off-season, but there has been no real traction on a deal getting done.
The Denver Broncos have been the team most often mentioned in Kaepernick trade rumors, and have reportedly told the 49ers that he is worth a fourth-round pick.
The Cleveland Browns were also reportedly interested in Kaepernick, but signed former Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Kaepernick’s salary becomes fully guaranteed on April 1.